The Centre for Applied Carmelite Spirituality, Oxford

will hold its second annual:

Scripture & Contemplative Spirituality Conference (SCSC)
11th – 12th July 2020

Main theme:
Meeting Christ in the Scriptures

Complementary theme:
Contemplative Practices for Mental Health and Wellbeing

Confirmed keynote speakers include:

Andrew Newberg, M.D.

Andrew is a preeminent neuroscientist who researches the links among spirituality, contemplative practices, and brain function. His pioneering research focussed on the use of functional brain imaging to study Carmelite nuns in prayer.
He will be speaking on the burgeoning field of neurotheology and its potential impact on people’s health.
Andrew is the Director of Research at the Myrna Brind Center for Integrative Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA.

Dr. Edward Sri

Edward is a well-known theologian, author and speaker. Each year he speaks to tens of thousands of people from around the world, including clergy, parish leaders, catechists and laity. He has written several best-selling books and his latest release is, Into His Likeness: Be Transformed as a Disciple. Dr Sri will be speaking on several topics such as “Philippians 3: The Surpassing Worth of Knowing Christ Jesus” and “Follow Me: Meeting Jesus in the Gospel of John.” He is an adjunct professor at the Augustine Institute, Colorado.

Father Dominic Allain

Fr Dominic Allain is a priest of the Archdiocese of Southwark is the International Pastoral Director of Grief to Grace,
a specialised programme of spiritual and psychological healing for anyone who has suffered sexual, physical, emotional
or spiritual abuse in childhood, adolescence or adulthood. He will be speaking on opening our deepest wounds to the healing power of Christ the Divine Physician.


The conference will also be live streamed!

For further information and booking, please contact: 01865 735133 /